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A Conversation with Cynthia Hunter

November 11, 2016

Hunter speaks with Field Educator about her book Social Work Field Directors: Foundations for Excellence.

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Day in the life of the impoverished: JMU's IIHHS hosts simulation

October 14, 2016

Approaching its 20th year, faculty in the College of Health and Behavioral Studies began providing the Life in the State of Poverty simulation to expose students to the challenges faced by low-income families.

PHOTO: JMU students at clinic JMU Students Put Study Into Practice at Rural Health Clinics

October 13, 2016

Dr. Laura Hunt Trull recently made participation in one RAM (Rural Access Medical) clinic a service-learning requirement to complete her Rural Health course, SOWK/IPE/NSG 314. Trull feels it is important that the course be both interdisciplinary and experiential.

PHOTO:Laura Hunt Trull and Karen MyersSocial Work's Emerging Leaders

September 29, 2016

The Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD), an organization supporting the development of social work educators, named JMU faculty Dr. Karen Myers and Dr. Laura Trull as members of their Emerging Leaders program last spring.

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Welcome to the JMU Department of Social Work! Our Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree prepares students for beginning professional practice, and is the entry-level credential as recognized by the National Association of Social Workers. Our program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, qualifying our BSW graduates for consideration for Advanced Standing in MSW programs across the nation. More >